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Internet Arcade

The Internet Arcade is a web-based library of arcade (coin-operated) video games from the 1970s through to the 1990s, emulated in JSMAME, part of the JSMESS software package.



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Internet Arcade
by Taito America Corporation
software
eye 324,225
favorite 2
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1 Player Start 1 2 Players Start 2 Coin 1 5 Coin 2 6 Coin 3 7 Test Slew Up F5 Test Slew Down F6 Test Advance F1 Test Next line F2 Tilt T P1 Up UP P1 Down DOWN P1 Left LEFT P1 Right RIGHT P2 Up R P2 Down F P2 Left D P2 Right G
Internet Arcade
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eye 472,915
favorite 38
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The Three Stooges, fully titled as The Three Stooges in Brides is Brides on the title screen, is a 1984 arcade game by Mylstar Electronics. It is based on the comedy act of the same name. Gameplay The game features digital voice samples. At the start of the game, up to three players control Moe Howard, Larry Fine and Curly Howard. Players must help the Three Stooges find their fiancees, Cora, Nora and Dora, who were kidnapped by the Mad Scientist. In all rooms, players must find the three...
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Internet Arcade
by Game Plan (Centuri license)
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eye 276,869
favorite 4
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Megatack is an arcade game published by Taiyo System in 1980. Each wave consists of two rounds. The first round pits you against descending "space monsters", while the second consists of "space rings" that grow in size if you don't shoot them first and try to absorb your ship. Completing both rounds takes you to the next wave. Other machines made by Taiyo System during the time period Megatack was produced include Tora Tora, Intruder, Enigma II, Kaos, and Pot Of Gold.
Internet Arcade
by Seibu Denshi (Cinematronics license)
software
eye 307
favorite 1
comment 0
Developed by Seibu Denshi Released 1984 Also For MSX Published by Seibu Denshi Perspective Top-down Setting Sci-Fi / Futuristic Genre Action Gameplay Arcade, Shooter Visual 2D scrolling Description Scion is a vertical scrolling shooter. Players have to shoot the alien space ships while destroying the ground structures. In order to continue on to the next scene, the ground structures need to be completely destroyed. From Mobygames.com. Original Entry
Internet Arcade
by East Technology
software
eye 689
favorite 2
comment 0
Gigandes is a horizontal scrolling shooter arcade game released by East Technology. Spanning eight stages, the player's ship kept all of its weapon power-ups if they lost a life, but would promptly lose the power-ups and items once they started the next stage. In a future setting, the dimensional, suggestively demonic, creature and title character Gigandes suddenly awakens. Residing deep below the Earth's surface, it calls its own worshippers and space force from other galaxies to the Milky Way...
Internet Arcade
by Bally Midway
software
eye 252,482
favorite 9
comment 2
Developed by Midway Mfg. Co. Released 1981 Also For Atari 2600, Commodore 64 Published by Midway Mfg. Co. Setting Sci-Fi / Futuristic Genre Action Gameplay Arcade, Shooter Vehicular Space Flight Perspective Top-down Visual Fixed / Flip-screen Description In Solar Fox, your mission is to guide a space ship though a solar cell matrix and collect as many of the solar cells as you can. When all of the cells in a matrix have been collected, you move on to the next round. Each matrix is guarded by...
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Internet Arcade
by Midway
software
eye 37,242
favorite 81
comment 12
Gorf is an arcade game released in 1981 by Midway Mfg., whose name was advertised as an acronym for "Galactic Orbiting Robot Force". It is a multiple-mission fixed shooter with five distinct modes of play, essentially making it five games in one. It is well known for its use of synthesized speech, a new feature at the time. The player controls a spaceship that can move left, right, up and down around the lower third of the screen. The ship can fire a single shot (called a "quark...
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Internet Arcade
by Amstar
software
eye 325,384
favorite 110
comment 8
Phoenix is an outer space-themed, fixed shooter similar to Taito's Space Invaders. It was developed by Amstar Electronics (which was located in Phoenix, Arizona) in 1980, and released by Centuri in the United States and by Taito in Japan. The Phoenix mothership is one of the first video arcade game bosses to be presented as a separate challenge. This was before the term boss was coined. The player controls a spaceship that moves horizontally at the bottom of the screen, firing upward. Enemies,...
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Internet Arcade
by Williams
software
eye 662,271
favorite 254
comment 20
Defender is an arcade video game developed and released by Williams Electronics in February 1981. A shooting game featuring two-dimensional (2D) graphics, the game is set on a fictional planet where the player must defeat waves of invading aliens while protecting astronauts. Development was led by Eugene Jarvis, a pinball programmer at Williams; Defender was Jarvis' first video game project and drew inspiration from Space Invaders and Asteroids. Williams planned to display the game at the...
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Internet Arcade
by Exidy - First Star Software
software
eye 150
favorite 1
comment 0
Astro Chase (Max-A-Flex) by Exidy - First Star Software (1982) Developed by First Star Software, Inc. Released 1984 Also For Atari 5200, Atari 8-bit, Commodore 64 Published by Exidy, Inc. Perspective Side view Setting Sci-Fi / Futuristic Genre Action Gameplay Arcade, Shooter Visual Fixed / Flip-screen Description As pilot of a spaceship, your job is to save the planet Earth! Eight mega mines are slowly homing in, and you need to destroy them all before they reach Earth. Trying to stop you are a...
Internet Arcade
by Sega
software
eye 261,985
favorite 7
comment 1
Pulsar is a 1981 arcade game created by Sega/Gremlin. In it, the player controls a tank in a top-down view maze to fetch keys used to unlock the next level. Pulsar runs on the Z80 microprocessor. The game was designed and programmed by Larry Clague and Mike Hendricks.
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Internet Arcade
by Sega
software
eye 242,563
favorite 10
comment 1
Tac/Scan is a 1982 space combat shooter video game originally released as an arcade game, and later ported to the Atari 2600. It was developed by Sega Japan and published by Sega America. The game was notable for its 3D vector graphics that switched between an overhead and third-person perspective, and for its tactical elements, putting the player in command of seven units in squadron formation through waves of attacking enemies; the player can gain reserve units, while being able to command...
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Internet Arcade
by Williams / Vid Kidz
software
eye 397,900
favorite 13
comment 2
IMPORTANT NOTE: After the game has reset its high score, press the F2 key to make the arcade machine playable. Blaster is an arcade game developed by Eugene Jarvis and released by Williams in 1983. The game is a 3D shooter set in outer space and is a quasi-sequel to Robotron: 2084. The objective is to shoot enemies and avoid obstacles in twenty differently-goaled levels in order to reach paradise. The game had advanced graphics at the time of release, that used scaled sprites to display the...
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Internet Arcade
by Tehkan
software
eye 259
favorite 0
comment 0
Senjyo (センジョー) is an arcade game developed in 1983 by Tehkan (now known as Tecmo). The title of this game translates from Japanese as 'Battlefield'. The simple gameplay involves the player controlling a fixed turret on a tank shooting oncoming alien enemies through a cross-hair target. A certain number of enemies must be destroyed to progress to the next stage. The original arcade cabinet was a cocktail table. Developed by Tehkan Ltd. Released 1983 Also For MSX Published by Tehkan...
Internet Arcade
by Sunsoft - Atlus
software
eye 285
favorite 3
comment 0
Hebereke no Popoon (Japan) by Sunsoft - Atlus (1994) Developed by Sun Electronics Corp. Released Jun, 1994 Also For SNES Published by Atlus Co., Ltd. Genre Puzzle Art Anime / Manga Description Hebereke's Popoon is a falling block puzzle game which is always played against an opponent, either AI or human. Just like in Dr. Mario , there is always a pair of two blocks of varying colours falling down from the top of the screen. As long as they are falling, the blocks can be rotated. The goal is to...
Internet Arcade
by Sega
software
eye 236,730
favorite 4
comment 0
Zektor is a multi-directional shooter arcade game created by Sega in 1982, which challenges the player to pilot a space ship in a quest to recapture eight cities that have been captured by alien robots. Each city is different with a different name as are the robots. The robots also have speech synthesis so that they can verbally challenge a player to retake the cities they control from them. The first wave takes place on the defense grid. Game play The Cities There are eight cities to reclaim...
Internet Arcade
by Taito Corporation
software
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favorite 0
comment 0
Asuka & Asuka (World) by Taito Corporation (1988) Developed by Visco Corporation Released 1989 Platform Arcade Published by Taito Corporation Perspective Top-down Genre Action Gameplay Arcade, Shooter Description Earth is invaded by a force called the Galaxy Highters in 1996, which was set in the future seen from the game's release in 1989. With their abilities in space time manipulation, the Galaxy Highters are able to invade several time lines in Earth’s history and occupy each one...
Internet Arcade
by Kaneko / Taito America Corporation (Romstar license)
software
eye 2,372
favorite 9
comment 1
Developed by Kaneko Co., Ltd. Released 1988 Also For Genesis Published by Taito Corporation Perspective Bird's-eye view Gameplay Arcade, Fighting Genre Action Art Anime / Manga Visual 2D scrolling Description Ka•Ge•Ki is a slightly-angled 3rd person beat-'em-up set around underground fighting matches a la Pit-Fighter in which you must take down every member of a notorious biker gang. Each match begins with a showdown with several weaker henchmen and then moves on to next of the 9 gang...
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Internet Arcade
by Tong Electronic (Pacific Polytechnical license)
software
eye 280,867
favorite 4
comment 0
Platform Arcade Released 1982 Published by Moppet Video Perspective Top-down Genre Action Setting Fantasy Gameplay Arcade Description Leprechaun is a simple 2D arcade game. The player is in a forest and must collect a pot of gold to advance to the next one. He must avoid the Leprechaun who will occasionally move the gold elsewhere in the woods. The Leprechaun has a deadly touch, while the player is defenceless and can only flee from him. From Mobygames.com. Original Entry
Internet Arcade
by Sigma Enterprises Inc. (Venture Line license)
software
eye 273,806
favorite 6
comment 1
Ponpoko (ポンポコ?) is a 1982 arcade game released by Sigma Enterprises. It is a platform game similar to Donkey Kong and Mario Bros.. In Ponpoko, the player controls a Tanuki (狸 or たぬき), a Japanese raccoon dog, that can climb ladders, walk across floors and jump over gaps while trying to avoid red and yellow snakes. The player must collect all the fruits and vegetables in order to advance to the next level. There are also baskets that contain either snakes, fruits, vegetables, or...
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Internet Arcade
by Taito Corporation
software
eye 314,045
favorite 24
comment 2
Great Swordsman (グレートソードマン?) is a 1984 fighting arcade game developed by Allumer and published by Taito. Gameplay In Great Swordsman, one or two players can play while taking turns. Players control with two-way joystick and three buttons with different hit levels. Each for creating different level attacks. Like in Data East's Karate Champ, buttons must be held. If they are released, the players' characters will revert to their standing animation. Moves can be defended against...
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Internet Arcade
by Rock-Ola
software
eye 313,924
favorite 32
comment 6
Nibbler is an arcade game by Rock-Ola Manufacturing Corporation. Its gameplay is a variant of Pac-Man and Snake: the object is to navigate a virtual snake through an enclosed maze, while consuming dots along the way. The length of the snake increases with each object consumed, making the game more difficult. The player must also avoid colliding with walls or obstacles, and must also avoid colliding with the snake's own body sections. After all the objects on the screen have been eaten, the...
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Internet Arcade
by Atari Games
software
eye 1,544
favorite 7
comment 0
The game begins by asking the player(s) to choose a difficulty level, not only making the enemies more difficult and the players weaker, but higher difficulties start the players in a later set of levels (called "galaxies") and with some powerups. The easiest difficulty level starts the player(s) in the first level with no bonuses. The player controls a tank with constantly draining fuel, and must navigate through multiple levels (14 stations in the arcade version) from bottom to top,...
Internet Arcade
by Sega
software
eye 495,510
favorite 69
comment 8
Astro Blaster is a shoot 'em up arcade game released by Sega in 1981. The player controls a ship (bearing a resemblance to the Battlestar Galactica) which can fire and move left or right. The player must continuously monitor the onscreen temperature and fuel gauges; if the ship overheats, its weapon is disabled, and if it is depleted of fuel, the vessel itself explodes. The player must battle through waves of enemies, which attack with varied formations and flight patterns. When a wave is...
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Internet Arcade
by Universal
software
eye 331,365
favorite 23
comment 0
This is the fourth and last game in the series where Mr. Do! must collect dots and fruit on a multi-level platform while avoiding pursuing monsters. Enclose the dots to change them to fruit for more points or release traps to crush the monsters or use your power ball to eliminate them. Pick up the letters hidden amongst the fruit to spell 'EXTRA' to receive an extra Mr. Do! Cheats Throw your powerball in a narrow space so it will bounce more. The more bounces it completes before hitting a...
Internet Arcade
by Kaneko (Taito license)
software
eye 285
favorite 2
comment 0
Developed by Kaneko Co., Ltd. Released 1983 Also For MSX Published by Taito America Corporation Perspective Side view Genre Action Gameplay Arcade Visual Fixed / Flip-screen Description You control a caped man who attempts to rescue his girlfriend while attempting to avoid running men and girls on roller coasters. Two scenes make up one round . Pick up all gold bags in both scenes and your off to the next round. From Mobygames.com. Original Entry
Internet Arcade
software
eye 5,595
favorite 17
comment 0
Volfied (ヴォルフィード Vorufīdo) is an arcade game designed by Fukio Mitsuji and released by Taito in 1989. It is a successor to Qix, with extra features and a futuristic science fiction aesthetic, rather than Qix '​s abstract geometry style; the player pilots a small spaceship named "Monotros" instead of a simple dot, and the enemies come in the form of various aliens. Taking place in another galaxy, a space pilot is returning to his home world of Volfied, only to...
Internet Arcade
by Gottlieb
software
eye 298,930
favorite 36
comment 0
Krull is a video game based on the film of the same name. The first Krull adaptation was a 1983 arcade game manufactured by D. Gottlieb & Co.. A home adaptation similar to the arcade version was planned for the Atari 5200, but poor sales of that console prompted the decision to release the game on the Atari 2600 instead. A pinball version was also developed but not put into production. Arcade version Released in 1984, the Krull arcade game was programmed by Matt Householder and Chris...
Internet Arcade
by Jetsoft
software
eye 299
favorite 0
comment 0
Developed by Jetsoft Released 1983 Also For Commodore 64, ZX Spectrum Published by Jetsoft Perspective Side view Genre Action Gameplay Arcade Description The princess is being held captive inside the castle, and it's up to you (the knight) to rescue her. In order to do this, though, you need to collect the door pieces that are scattered in the six dungeons that await you, and defeat the black wizard in the end. Time is against you, so you need to hurry up. Once you have collected all pieces,...
Internet Arcade
by Irem (licensed from Broderbund)
software
eye 325,551
favorite 56
comment 3
Lode Runner is a puzzle video game, first published by Brøderbund in 1983. Arcade In 1984, Irem developed an arcade conversion of Lode Runner. It contained 24 remixed levels from the 150 original levels. Gameplay Basics The player controls a stick figure who must collect all the gold in a level while avoiding guards who try to catch the player. After collecting all the gold, the player must travel to the top of the screen to reach the next level. There are 150 levels in the game which...
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Internet Arcade
by Sanritsu / Sega
software
eye 1,799
favorite 2
comment 0
Developed by SEGA Enterprises Ltd. Released Apr, 1986 Also For FM-7, MSX, PC-88, Sharp X1 Published by SEGA Enterprises Ltd. Setting Sci-Fi / Futuristic Genre Sports Gameplay Fighting Sport Wrestling Perspective Side view Vehicular Mecha / Giant Robot Description As the name implies, Robo Wres 2001 is a game about robots that wrestle in (what then was) the future. Six robots from six countries fight in a tournament that, apart from the robot element, is closer to American, Mexican or Japanese...
Internet Arcade
by Universal
software
eye 15,395
favorite 40
comment 5
Mr. Do's Castle is an arcade game created by Universal in September 1983. The Asian title of the game is Mr. Do! versus Unicorns. Though marketed as a sequel to the original Mr. Do! released one year earlier, the game bears a far closer resemblance to Space Panic. It is the second of the Mr. Do series of video games, although it wasn't intended to be. It began life as a game called "Knights vs. Unicorns", but the U.S. division of Universal persuaded the Japanese arm to modify the...
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Internet Arcade
by Namco
software
eye 1,610
favorite 6
comment 1
Developed by Namco Limited Released Sep 20, 1985 Also For Amstrad CPC, Commodore 64, Sharp X68000, ZX Spectrum Published by Namco Limited Perspective Top-down Genre Action Gameplay Arcade Description In this game, you control a bumper car, and the object is to bump your opponents off the gameboard while they do the same to you, and once you have managed to bump all your opponents off the board, you move on to the next round. If you take too long to complete a round, a fireball will strike one...
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Internet Arcade
by Sega
software
eye 318,078
favorite 86
comment 3
Star Trek: Strategic Operations Simulator is a space combat simulation arcade game based on the original Star Trek television program, and released by Sega in 1983. It is a vector game, with both a two-dimensional display and a three-dimensional first-person perspective. The player controls the Starship Enterprise, and must defend sectors from invading Klingon ships. The game was presented in two styles of cabinets: an upright standup, and a sit-down/semi-enclosed deluxe cabinet with the...
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Internet Arcade
by Taito America Corporation
software
eye 342,921
favorite 3
comment 0
1 Player Start 1 2 Players Start 2 Coin 1 5 Coin 2 6 Coin 3 7 Test Slew Up F5 Test Slew Down F6 Test Advance F1 Test Next Line F2 Tilt T P1 Right/Up I P1 Right/Down K P1 Right/Left J P1 Right/Right L P1 Left/Up E P1 Left/Down D P1 Left/Left S P1 Left/Right F P1 Button 1 LCONTROL or Mouse B1
Internet Arcade
by Digitrex Techstar (Rock-Ola license)
software
eye 321,292
favorite 17
comment 2
Eyes is an arcade game released in 1982 by Rock-ola. Objective The player is an eye traveling through a maze. The goal is to shoot all the dots to advance to next level. Computer eyes chase and try to shoot at the player. Shooting a computer eye will earn points and remove it from the level, but it will reappear a short time later. Being shot by a computer eye is fatal. As the game progresses, more computer eyes are added to levels and they take less time to shoot at the player. They also move...
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Internet Arcade
software
eye 5,401
favorite 22
comment 0
Violence Fight (バイオレンスファイト), is a 1989 fighting arcade game developed and published by Taito. As the attract screen explains, the game takes place during the early 1950's in the United States, where an underground tournament known as the "Violence Fight" had become very popular among the criminal underworld and the public at large; criminals, especially mobsters, along with other public nuisances and upstanding citizens are allured by its stakes and thrill. The...
Internet Arcade
by Irem (Williams license)
software
eye 278,245
favorite 13
comment 0
Developed by Irem Corp. Released Jul, 1983 Also For NES, Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, SG-1000 Published by Williams Electronics, Inc. Perspective Behind view, Top-down Vehicular Motorcycle, Street Racing Genre Racing / Driving Gameplay Arcade, Vehicle Simulator Description In a game reminiscent of both Road Fighter and Rally Bike , the player takes control of a motorcyclist who's in a race to be the first to traverse the United States from the west to the east coast, starting in Los Angeles...
Internet Arcade
by Exidy
software
eye 305
favorite 0
comment 0
Developed by Exidy, Inc. Released 1983 Also For Commodore 64 Published by Exidy, Inc. Gameplay Game Show / Trivia / Quiz Genre Strategy/Tactics Description Fax is a trivia game from Exidy. One or two players are asked multiple-choice questions that cover about four topics, including general knowledge, sports, history, and entertainment. There are more than 4800 questions and three difficulty levels. While players take the time to answer, two timers are shown. The timer at the top of the screen...
Internet Arcade
by Exidy
software
eye 287,504
favorite 31
comment 0
Mouse Trap is a 1981 arcade game released by Exidy, similar to Pac-Man. It was ported to three home systems by Coleco; Coleco's ColecoVision, Mattel's Intellivision, and the Atari 2600. It is also one of the first games on home consoles to have a looping background musical track, which is present in most versions. Many differences between Pac-Man and Mouse Trap are aesthetic: the dots become cheese, the player is a mouse, the ghosts are cats, and power pills are bones that turn the player into...
Topics: arcade, exidy, maze
Internet Arcade
by Denki Onkyo
software
eye 643
favorite 1
comment 0
Released Jan, 1980 Also For Game Boy Published by Denki Onkyō Corporation Perspective Top-down Interface Direct Control Genre Action Setting Sci-Fi / Futuristic Visual Fixed / Flip-screen Description 1000 years ago the city of Kyo was suddenly invaded by aliens. A Kebiishi (knight of the past) was entrusted to defend the city. The game starts with a maze where the kebiishi and some aliens appear. The aliens start moving through the maze wherever they please. While trying to keep from getting...
Internet Arcade
by Coreland / Sega
software
eye 5,321
favorite 3
comment 1
4-D Warriors is a shoot 'em up arcade game released by Sega / Coreland in 1985 . The game is a horizontal scrolling shooter in which you take control of a jetpack propelled space warrior who travels between parallel universes and worm holes (hence 4-D or 4 dimensions) throughout the game. By flying over the top of the play field, you end up in an alternate universe. You travel back and forth defeating enemies until you reach a boss creature. On some occasions a worm hole will appear in the...
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Internet Arcade
by Pacific Novelty
software
eye 242,134
favorite 4
comment 2
Thief is a 1981 arcade video game that is extremely similar to Pac-Man. The player operates a car being pursued by several blue police cars, in a maze that is supposed to represent city streets. There are eight mazes in all, which change every level in a set order, then repeat starting with the ninth screen. The ninth through sixteenth levels are identical to the first through eighth, except the cars all move faster and the dollar signs (see next paragraph) don't last as long. After that, the...
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Internet Arcade
by Namco
software
eye 886
favorite 7
comment 1
Tinkle Pit (ティンクルピット) is an arcade game that was released by Namco in 1993 only in Japan. In Tinkle Pit, an evil wizard spawns monsters in a tiny village. The nameless protagonist of Tinkle Pit chooses to go on a world-saving quest to defeat the wizard and his minions. He is accompanied by an oversized, anthropomorphic sleigh bell as his weapon. The game's storyline is written in Japanese whilst the game itself employs mostly English text. The game is divided into eight worlds,...
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Internet Arcade
by Sega
software
eye 4,312
favorite 40
comment 2
Developed by SEGA Enterprises Ltd. Released Mar 20, 1986 Also For MSX, NES, Nintendo 3DS, Sharp X68000, SEGA Master System, SEGA Saturn, TurboGrafx-16, Wii Published by SEGA Enterprises Ltd. Perspective Side view Setting Sci-Fi / Futuristic Genre Action Gameplay Arcade, Shooter Visual 2D scrolling Description The Fantasy Zone is a solar system consisting of eight brightly colored, fantastic planets. The evil Menons are trying to take over all of the planets in the Fantasy Zone by using...
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Internet Arcade
by Namco
software
eye 7,842
favorite 29
comment 3
Developed by Namco Limited Released 1988 Also For Genesis, Wii Published by Namco Limited Genre Action Setting Classical antiquity, Fantasy Gameplay Shooter Perspective Top-down Visual 2D scrolling Art Anime / Manga Description Set in the world of Greek mythology, Phelios tells the story of a young prince called Apollo, who sets out to rescue his beloved Artemis who was seized by the demon Typhon while exploring the skies with the winged horse, Pegasus. In Typhon's temple, Artemis gets locked...
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Internet Arcade
by Bally Midway
software
eye 283,026
favorite 44
comment 2
Satan's Hollow is a shoot 'em up arcade game released by Bally Midway in 1982. The gameplay is similar to Galaga from Namco: the player must destroy the flying formations of gargoyles in order to pick up pieces of a bridge that must be built over a river of lava. As the game progresses, the gargoyles begin to throw exploding eggs, along with rocks that can destroy bridge sections; the player also occasionally faces disembodied devil heads that float around the screen and spit fire. In addition...
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Internet Arcade
by Ashby Computers and Graphics Ltd.
software
eye 276
favorite 0
comment 0
Developed by Ashby Computers and Graphics Ltd. Released 1983 Platform Arcade Published by Jaleco Ltd. Perspective Top-down Genre Action Gameplay Arcade Visual Fixed / Flip-screen Description From the people that brought us the 'Ultimate Play the Game' games comes Dingo the arcade machine. Big Ted the koala is so fond of fruit that he has cultivated an enormous melon patch in the jungle. But unfortunately the patch has been invaded by a pack of evil dingoes that love nothing more than stomping...
Internet Arcade
by Sega
software
eye 24,884
favorite 72
comment 2
Developed by SEGA Enterprises Ltd. Released Dec, 1988 Also For Genesis Published by SEGA Enterprises Ltd. Perspective Side view Interface Direct Control Genre Action, Puzzle Gameplay Falling Block Puzzle Visual Fixed / Flip-screen Description Tetris is one of many conversions of the famous block-stacking game. The goal is to place pieces made up of four tiles in a ten-by-twenty well, organizing them into complete rows, which then disappear. As rows are cleared, the pace of the game increases...
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Internet Arcade
by Sega
software
eye 331,828
favorite 104
comment 5
Pengo (ペンゴ) is an arcade game developed by Coreland and published by Sega in 1982. The player controls Pengo, a red penguin that resides in the Antarctic. The game takes place in an overhead maze made of ice blocks, where Pengo fights the patrolling, blob-like Sno-Bees. The objective of the game is for Pengo to survive a series of rounds by eliminating all Sno-Bees, while amassing bonuses by bringing together the three diamonds dispersed in the maze. The player uses a joystick and a...
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Internet Arcade
by Video Games GmbH (Venture Line license)
software
eye 281,994
favorite 5
comment 0
Developed by Video Games GmbH Released 1982 Also For ColecoVision Published by Venture Line, Inc. Perspective Side view Genre Action Gameplay Arcade, Shooter Visual 2D scrolling Description Looping is an arcade action game for one or two players. Your goal is to guide a plane from the runway to a docking station. To do this, there are several screens you need to get past. In the first area, you need to destroy a rocket which will open the gate to the next area. Enemy balloons and city terrain...
Internet Arcade
by Exidy
software
eye 262,687
favorite 29
comment 3
Venture is a 1981 arcade game by Exidy. The goal of Venture is to collect treasure from a dungeon. The player, named Winky, is equipped with a bow and arrow and explores a dungeon with rooms and hallways. The hallways are patrolled by large, tentacled monsters (the "Hallmonsters", according to Exidy) who cannot be injured, killed, or stopped in any way. Once in a room, the player may kill monsters, avoid traps and gather treasures. If they stay in any room too long, a Hallmonster will...
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Internet Arcade
by Williams
software
eye 1,082
favorite 15
comment 0
Narc (rev 7.00) by Williams (1988). Special instructions: After the initial check-up screen, press F2, scroll down to "Return to Game Over", and press CTRL. Keys: Player 1:  Movement via Arrow Keys Fire: Left CTRL Key Jump: Left ALT Key Rocket Bomb: SPACE Key Crouch: Left SHIFT Key Narc is a 1988 arcade game designed by Eugene Jarvis for Williams Electronics and programmed by George Petro. It was one of the first ultra-violent video games and a frequent target of parental criticism...
Internet Arcade
by Mylstar
software
eye 258,966
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Developed by Mylstar Electronics, Inc. Released 1983 Also For Atari 2600, ColecoVision Perspective Side view Genre Action Gameplay Arcade Visual Fixed / Flip-screen Description Q*Bert's Qubes is the sequel to the game Q*Bert and features similar gameplay, but is now in three dimensions. Once again your goal is to change multicolored blocks to a target color, but now you must make sure all three visible sides of the blocks match the target color. You control Q*Bert on the playfield of blocks;...
Internet Arcade
by Sega
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eye 397,723
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Carnival is a fixed shooter arcade game created by Sega in 1980. It has the distinction of being the first video game with a bonus round. The goal of the game is to shoot at targets, while carefully avoiding running out of bullets. Three rows of targets scroll across the screen in alternating directions; these include rabbits, ducks, owls, and bonus items. If a duck target crosses the bottom row without being shot, it will come to life and begin flying down toward the player. Any ducks that...
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Internet Arcade
by Taito
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eye 9,676
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Ben Bero Beh (べんべろべえ Ben Bero Bē?) is a platform arcade game released by Taito in 1984. The player guides Ben, a superhero, through an apartment complex which is on fire. Armed with a fire extinguisher, Ben must make his way down the levels avoiding gas explosions, crumbling floors, damaged lighting fixtures, and various enemies that pop out of the doors. The goal is to extinguish the fire and rescue Ben's girlfriend. Developed by Taito Corporation Released Nov, 1984 Platform...
Internet Arcade
by Namco
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eye 2,119
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Developed by Namco Limited Released Apr, 1988 Also For Wii Published by Namco Limited Perspective Top-down Vehicular Tank Genre Action Setting Sci-Fi / Futuristic Gameplay Arcade Description In Assault , the player's homeland is invaded by aliens. The next course of action is clear: manning a tank and blasting them away! The goal of each of the eleven levels is to reach the end (occupied by a fortress) and killing the opposition while avoid being hit by their projectiles - at first the player...
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by Namco
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eye 2,446
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Developed by Namco Limited Released Apr, 1986 Also For Sharp X1, Wii Published by Namco Limited Perspective Top-down Genre Action Gameplay Arcade, Shooter Description Two dolls, Pino and Acha, have gone into a castle to save their friends who have been kidnapped by the witch Majyo. Toy Pop is a top-down multi-directional shooter that can be played both single-player or with two players simultaneously. The players venture through 44 floors, collecting four gold hearts contained in jars on each...
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Internet Arcade
by Williams
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eye 286,416
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Sinistar is an arcade game released by Williams in 1982. It belongs to a class of video games called twitch games. Sinistar was developed by Sam Dicker, Jack Haeger, Noah Falstein, RJ Mical and Richard Witt. The title is also a pun on the word "sinister." The player pilots a lone spacecraft, and must create "Sinibombs" by shooting at drifting planetoids and catching the crystals that are thereby released. Sinibombs are needed to defeat the game boss, Sinistar, an animated...
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Internet Arcade
by Atari Games
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eye 13,287
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Blasteroids is one of the sequels to the original 1979 shoot 'em up video game Asteroids. It was developed by Atari Games (which later became Midway Games West) and released as a coin-operated game in 1987, and in 1989 by Image Works for Amiga, Amstrad CPC, Atari ST, C64/128, MSX, MS-DOS PC, and ZX Spectrum. The gameplay for the game is basically the same as for the original; the player (or players in case of a 2-player game) controls a spaceship viewed from "above" in a 2D...
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Internet Arcade
by Alpha Denshi Co. / Kurai Electric, Ltd.
software
eye 364,850
favorite 28
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Make Trax, known in Japan as Crush Roller (クラッシュローラー Kurasshu Rōrā) is a 1981 arcade game originally developed by Alpha Denshi and published by Kural Samno in Japan. It was later licensed for North American release to Williams and in Europe to Karateco and Exidy. Make Trax is a maze game similar to Sega's Head On and Namco's Pac-Man, in which the player controls a paintbrush and must paint the entire layout in order to advance to the next stage. Two fish — one yellow, the...
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Internet Arcade
by Bally Midway
software
eye 331,731
favorite 12
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Domino Man is a 1983 arcade video game released by Bally Midway. It is one of the few video games that features the ragtime piece, Maple Leaf Rag by Scott Joplin as the game background music. Gameplay The player controls Domino Man, a bespectacled, balding artist wearing a beat-up turtleneck sweater and sporting a mustache. The player attempts to set up a number of giant dominoes across the screen. The main goal of Domino Man is to set up a domino on every site marked by a black dot. Meanwhile,...
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Internet Arcade
by Bally Midway
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eye 382,414
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Tron is a coin-operated arcade video game manufactured and distributed by Bally Midway in 1982. It is based on the Walt Disney Productions motion picture Tron released in the same year. The game consists of four subgames inspired by the events of the science fiction film. It features some characters and equipment seen in the film, e.g. the Light Cycles, battle tanks, the Input/Output Tower. The game earned more than the film's initial release. Arcade cabinet Tron was distributed in three types...
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Internet Arcade
by Exidy
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eye 251,146
favorite 3
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Targ was a successful 1980 game by Exidy depicting vehicular combat in a future world. The locale is described by the game cabinet as "The Crystal City": it is a simple 9x9 grid of roads demarcated by rectangular buildings. The player, piloting the Wummel, which looks like a small green car, maneuvers through the maze trying to shoot enemies and avoid collisions. Most of the enemies consist of angry-looking red wedges, or "Targs". Occasionally, a small cyan-colored...
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Internet Arcade
by Bally Midway
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eye 235,128
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Wacko is a 1983 arcade game by Bally Midway. It debuted during the "Golden Age of Arcade Games". It featured a unique angled, or "sloped" cabinet design and a combination of trackball and joystick controls. The player assumes the role of Kapt'n Krooz'r, a small, green alien within a bubble-topped spaceship. The goal of each level is to eliminate the monsters, accomplished by shooting twin pairs in succession. As the player progresses, shooting monsters out of order creates...
Internet Arcade
by Bally Midway
software
eye 359,249
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Discs of Tron is the second arcade game based on 1982 Disney film Tron. Description While the first Tron arcade game had several mini-games (Gridbugs, Light Cycles, entering the MCP cone and Digital tanks), Discs of Tron is inspired by the Jai alai sequence in the original 1982 film in which Kevin Flynn is forced to play against Crom, leading to Crom being "derezzed" by Sark. Tron is also introduced later, as Flynn witnesses him competing against (and defeating) four of the MCP's...
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Internet Arcade
by Sega
software
eye 242,942
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Teddy Boy Blues – Yohko Ishino (テディボーイ・ブルース / 石野陽子 Tedibōi Burūzu / Ishino Yōko?) is a 1985 arcade game made by Sega. It stars a young boy who is armed with a gun. Each level is an infinitely-repeating maze with several dice. Each die is filled with monsters which hatch out and the player must shoot to shrink, then collect them. If the player does not collect each shrunken monster quickly, it turns into a time-eating bug which flies to the time limit bar and...
Internet Arcade
by Taito America Corporation
software
eye 270,938
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Qix is an arcade game, released by Taito America Corporation in 1981. The objective of Qix is to fence off, or “claim”, a supermajority of the playfield. At the start of each level, the playing field is a large, empty rectangle, containing the Qix — a sticklike entity that performs graceful but unpredictable motions within the confines of the rectangle. The player controls a small diamond-shaped marker that can move around the edges of the rectangle, with the goal to claim as much of the...
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Internet Arcade
by Sega
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eye 321,444
favorite 30
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Flicky (フリッキー) is an arcade game made by Sega. First released in arcades in 1984, Flicky was also released at the time for the SG-1000, and then ported to the MSX and Japanese computers Sharp X1, Fujitsu FM-7 and NEC PC-8801. It was later ported to the Sega Mega Drive/Genesis in 1991. Flicky was designed by Yoji Ishii, who was with Sonic Team until August 1999, when he formed Artoon, his own company. Gameplay In the game, the player controls Flicky, a flightless bird who has to save...
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Internet Arcade
by Bally Midway
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eye 29,581
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Arch Rivals is a basketball arcade game released by Midway in 1989. Billed by Midway as "A Basket Brawl", the game features two-on-two full court basketball games in which players are encouraged to punch opposing players and steal the ball from them. Arch Rivals allows players to select from a variety of fictional teams (although arcade operators can change the team names to reflect real ones) and players. One playable character, "Tyrone" was also featured in the animated...
Internet Arcade
by Atari Games
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eye 405,614
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Paperboy is a 1984 arcade game by Atari Games. The players take the role of a paperboy who delivers newspapers along a suburban street on his bicycle. Paperboy was innovative for its theme and novel controls. The player controls a paperboy on a bicycle delivering newspapers along a suburban street which is displayed in a cabinet perspective (or oblique projection) view. The player attempts to deliver a week of daily newspapers to subscribing customers, attempts to vandalize non-subscribers'...
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Internet Arcade
by Sanritsu / Sega
software
eye 409,679
favorite 60
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Bank Panic is an arcade game developed by Sanritsu and manufactured by Sega in 1984. West Bank is a clone of the game, released on several platforms. Game description The player assumes the part of an Old West sheriff who must protect a bank and its customers from masked robbers. The layout of the bank is implicitly a circle with twelve numbered doors and the player in the center. The player can rotate to the left or right and view three doors at a time. The doors will open to reveal a customer...
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Internet Arcade
by Midway
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eye 300,046
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Kick is an action arcade game where the player controls a clown on a unicycle, catching falling balloons and Pac-Man characters on the clown's hat. The game was later renamed to Kick Man. At the beginning of each round, a set of balloons and (in later rounds) Pac-Man characters hover above the clown. As each object is dropped towards the clown, different colored balloons fall at different rates. The player must catch each falling object on the clown's hat. If the player does not catch a falling...
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Internet Arcade
by Exidy
software
eye 274,783
favorite 16
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Pepper II is an arcade game programmed by Exidy and published in 1982, and, despite its name, there was no predecessor named Pepper or Pepper I. Its gameplay is similar to the game Amidar by Stern. There are four mazes per level in Pepper II. Each maze has exits leading to 3 other mazes. All four mazes must be filled to advance to the next level. To fill in a maze, the player maneuvers "Pepper" around different segments of the maze. As Pepper travels, he leaves a "zipper"....
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Internet Arcade
by Escape (Sega license)
software
eye 14,351
favorite 66
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Developed by Westone Co., Ltd. Released 1986 Also For Amstrad CPC, Commodore 64, Game Gear, SEGA Master System, SG-1000, Wii, ZX Spectrum Published by SEGA Enterprises Ltd. Perspective Side view Genre Action Gameplay Arcade Visual 2D scrolling Description Just when things were going great with Tom-Tom and his girlfriend Tanya, some thug of a woodland king had to kidnap her and hide her away, and Tom-Tom doesn't have a clue where. That's why he has to explore deep dark forests, cross endless...
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